Missing elderly Appling woman found

An elderly Appling woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s is reported missing

Effie Lou Parks, who lives at 7161 Story Drive, was last seen by a neighbor on Terrace Drive around 8:10 a.m., according to a release by the Columbia County Emergency & Operations Division. Parks, 80, is 5 foot 6, 160 pounds.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact Columbia County Sheriff’s Office at 9-1-1 or call (706) 541-2800.



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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